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Fieldcapacity,efficiency,economicsofmachineryusenumerical/problems

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Lesson6.Fieldcapacity,efficiency,economicsofmachineryusenumerical/problems
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Q.1.DetermineTFCforamachinethattravelsat5.0kmphandhasanoperatingwidth
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of20m.
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General
Topic1
SXW
Topic2 TFC=
Topic3
Lesson5.Field 10
capacity,
efficiency,
economicsof...
Lesson6.Field 5X20
capacity,
efficiency, ==10ha/hr
economicsof...
Topic4 10
Topic5
Say loss time is 0.75 hrs in a10 hr day what is the effective Field
Topic6
capacity?
Topic7
Topic8
Topic9
Topic10
Output
Topic11 FieldefficiencyEf=X100
Topic12
Topic13 Input
Topic14
100.75
Topic15
Courses =X100
10hrs.

=92.5%

SXWXEf
EffectivefieldcapacityC=
10X100

5X20X0.925
=
10

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=9.25ha/hr
Q.2.A farmer purchased a 35 hp wheel type tractor at a total cost of Rs. 1,50,000/ and
three bottom plough with 30 cm bottom width at Rs. 6000/. The fuel consumption of
tractorwas6l/hatploughspeedof5km/h.
a)Calculateareaploughedperhour
b)Determinecostofploughingperha

Fortractor,
Depreciation/h
IfL=10years,H=1000h
D=Rs13.50
Interest/h I =

Repairandmaintenancecost@10%ofinitialcost=Rs.15/hr.
Housing,taxes&maintenancecost=3%ofinitialcost=Rs.4.5/hr.
Fuelcost@Rs.5.50perlitre=Rs35/hr.
Lubricants@30%offuelcost=Rs.9.90/hr
Wages@Rs.50perdayof8hrs=Rs.6.25/hr
Costoftractoroperation/hr
=13.50+9.90+15+4.5+33+9.90+6.25
=Rs.92.05/hr.
Forplough
CS6000600
Depreciation/hrD==
LXH2400
=Rs.2.25/hr
H=300hrs
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L=8years

6000+6000.12
Interest=X=1.32/hr
2300

Repairandmaintenancecost@10%ofinitialcost=Rs.600/year=Rs.2.00/hr
Housing@of1%ofinitialcost=Rs.0.20/hr
Costofploughing=2.25+1.32+2+2+0.20
=Rs.5.77/hr
Totalcostofploughingwithatractor=92.05+5.77=Rs.97.82/hr
97.82
Totalcostofploughing/ha==Rs.217.34/ha
0.45

Q.3: A farmer has 4bottom, 41 cm M.B. plough of Rs.3000, 5 bottom, 45 cm
ploughofRs.4200/
Witheitherplowoperatingspeed=6.5km/h
Fieldefficiency=82%
a)IflabourcostisRs.3.50/hwhatisminimumnumberofhectareplowedper
yearthatwouldjustifythepurchaseoflargeplow(i.e.breakevenpt.)?
b)Howmanyhrsperyearwouldeachplowbeusedatbreakevenarea?
c)Howwouldincreasedlabourcostaffectthesizeofbreakevenarea?
Q.2.4mgraindrillpulledat7km/hwithawheeltypetractorhaving35PTOkw.
Thecostofdrillis3000&labourcostRs.3.50/h.Calculatethefollowing:
a)Totalcost/hafordrilling40ha/yr.
b)Thecost/haifannualuseis100ha.
c)Thenumberofhrsrequiredtoplant100ha.

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